Hello Kitty meets Star Trek under the sea! Dive in for adventure with these cute new picture book characters. The Octonauts are a crew of cute animals who love to explore the big blue ocean. From their underwater base, the Octopod, the eight intrepid friends are always ready for fun and excitement! When the Octonauts meet a fish with a giant frown on his face, they begin to feel glum too! The Octonauts try everything they can to cheer him up; making music, field trips, miniature golf, and even a baking marathon. Will their new friend ever smile?
Meomi is Vicki Wong (Vancouver, Canada) and Michael Murphy (Los Angeles, USA). Meomi's characters have appeared on clothing, toys, merchandise and magazines worldwide. They are the designers of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic and Paralympic mascots and create art and animation for numerous international clients. Meomi likes giant sea snails, ukuleles, afternoon tea and mud puppies. Visit them at www.meomi.com.